FrightFest 2017

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Fashionista and Replace
Accountable (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Matthew Heaven; Stars: Oliver Towner, Robert Eldridge, Lizzie Davies, Sam Kacher, Stefan Boehm)
Warren Matthews is an angry and directionless young man struggling to contain his formidable temper. But before long circumstances cause him to reluctantly enlist the services of a local psychiatrist to help him confront damaging past events fuelling his future angst.
Blood From The Mummy's Tomb (Country: UK; Year: 1971; Director: Seth Holt, Michael Carreras; Writer: Christopher Wicking, based on the book by Bram Stoker.; Stars: Valerie Leon, Andrew Keir, James Villiers, Hugh Burden, George Coulouris, Mark Edwards)
A beautiful jewel taken from a tomb holds the secret to renewed life for a murderous Ancient Egyptian princess.
Cold Hell (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky; Stars: Violetta Schurawlow, Tobias Moretti, Robert Palfrader)
A kickboxing taxi driver becomes a serial killer's target after witnessing him at work.
Demons Of The Mind (Country: UK; Year: 1972; Director: Peter Sykes; Writer: Christopher Wicking, Frank Godwin; Stars: Patrick Magee, Paul Jones, Shane Briant, Gillian Hills, Robert Hardy)
In 19th century Bavaria, deranged Baron Zorn keeps his children locked up because he thinks they are possessed by tainted hereditary madness. It’s up to discredited psychiatrist Professor Falkenberg to unravel the dark family secrets.
Dream Demon (Country: UK; Year: 1988; Director: Harley Cokliss; Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Kathleen Wilhoite, Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Mark Greenstreet)
A nervous bride-to-be is tormented by bad dreams in which she decapitates her Falklands hero fiancé at the altar. When she meets a US punk trying to resolve a childhood trauma experienced in the same house, all hell breaks loose.
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Demons Of The Mind and Blood From The Mummy's Tomb
Exhume (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Scott Poiley; Stars: William Haze, Alice Rietveld, Sarah Sculco, Tony Senzamici, Matthew Nardozzi)
Patrick and his wife Karen Connor are hired by the state of Florida to exhume bodies resting under a closed down reform school. But the probationary facility had an infamous past and was known for the sadistic torture and murder of young boys in the early 1900s. Some of the case histories are so horrifying they just can’t stay buried.
Fashionista (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Simon Rumley; Writer: Simon Rumley; Stars: Amanda Fuller, Ethan Embry, Eric Balfour, Alex Assoe, Alexandria DeBerry)
A woman who uses clothes as an emotional crutch discovers her life isn't as ideal as she thought.
It Stains The Sand Red (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Colin Minihan; Writer: Colin Minihan, Stuart Ortiz; Stars: Brittany Allen, Juan Riedinger, Merwin Mondesir)
In the throes of a zombie apocalypse, A troubled woman from Las Vegas finds herself stranded in the desert with a lone and ravenous zombie on her tail.
Meatball Machine Kodoku (Kodoku: Mîtobôru Mashin, Kodoku: Meatball Machine) (Country: Japan; Year: 2017; Director: Yoshihiro Nishimura)
A 50-yea-old debt collector learns that he has cancer and only three months to live. But then there are those pesky aliens, who might shorten the time even more by turning him into a cyborg, and he’s not the only one.
Nightworld (Country: Bulgaria; Year: 2017; Director: Patricio Valdares; Stars: Robert Englund, Jason London, Gianni Capaldi, Lorina Kamburova , Diana Lyubenova)
When former LAPD officer Brett Anderson takes a job as head of security at an old apartment building, he experiences a series of bizarre and terrifying events.
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Meatball Machine Kodoku and It Stains The Sand Red
Replace (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Norbert Keil; Writer: Norbert Keil, Richard Stanley, Scarlett Amaris; Stars: Barbara Crampton, Rebecca Forsythe, Lucie Aron, Sean Knopp, Adnan Maral)
Afflicted with a dermatological disease that causes her skin to crumble away, Kira discovers that she can replace that skin with the skin of other women.
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